‘Safer-than-Florida’ Zim stung by US travel advisory

A LITTLE over 121,000 Americans visited Zimbabwe for business and leisure last year, 4% more than the pre-crisis peak registered in 1999. With tourist arrivals up 15% in the first...

Zimbabwe’s unlikely construction boom

RECENT updates by listed construction companies point to an unlikely boom in Zimbabwean construction. This time last year, Turnall, a leading manufacturer of building materials and piping, was staring at...

Chigumba: Winning the legal battle, losing the credibility war

Priscilla Chigumba is winning the legal battle, but she is losing the war to win public confidence. Surrounded by reporters after her swearing in as the head of the Zimbabwe...

National status for Tharisa’s Zim project

Resources group Tharisa says it has made “good progress” on securing a national project status for its new platinum and chrome investments in Zimbabwe. Tharisa, which is listed in both...

How Zimbabwe’s currency crisis is stalling reform

A security company entrusts one of its guards to collect US$4,000 from a client. The client hands over not just $4,000 — but an extra ten dollars. And yet...
Zimbabwe mining investment

Vast Resources: Record output at Pickstone, progress at Eureka

VAST Resources, the AIM-listed diversified miner, has reported a record quarterly output at its Pickstone-Peerless gold mine and said work to begin production at new investment Eureka Mine was...